John Komonchak

Obituary of John T. Komonchak

John Timothy "Tim" Komonchak August 23, 1945 – February 3, 2021 New Windsor, NY John Timothy Komonchak (Sr) passed on Wednesday, February 3. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Elizabeth (Betsey) of New Windsor, only son Tim of Hope Mills, N.C. and only Grandson Cameron of Jamison, PA. He was born on August 23, 1945 the only son to John J & Shirley Komonchak of Highland Falls, NY. He graduated from Highland Falls High School & Cornell University. John "Tim" was as 30+year veteran of South Orangetown Central School District having served as Guidance Counselor & Director of Guidance for Tappan Zee High School. He retired in 2001. In retirement he has enjoyed traveling with his wife & family as well as pursuing his major hobby of playing piano. Being a musician was his major lifelong passion. Tim played solo piano at various restaurants in the area and in the lobby of the Montefiore St Luke's-Cornwall Hospital. He was a member in good standing of Musician's Union local 238-291 as well as a member of several jazz & rock oriented musical groups in the Mid-Hudson area. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in his name to the Columbia University Irving Medical Center Transplantation program @ https://joinus.cuimc.columbia.edu/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.participant&participantID=1036 or Checks can be made out to: Trustees of Columbia University with Lung Transplant Program (on the memo line) to: Trustees of Columbia University, 622 W. 113th Street, NY, NY 10025 Services will be delayed for the foreseeable future. Arrangements by William F. Hogan Funeral Home, 135 Main St., Highland Mills, NY, www.wfhoganfuneralhome.com
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